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Feb 7, 2013 5:00am PST
for that suspect who essentially pulled a houdini. this is the man officers are looking for, anthony sanchez seen in the picture. he is about 5'5", 275 pounds. yesterday afternoon san jose police went to the parkside glen apartments on hillsdale road to arrest him for outstanding warrants. officers say they had to double cuff him because sanchez couldn't get his arms close enough together. but there was something he could do. officers put sanchez in the back of an unmarked car. when one officer was distracted with paperwork, sanchez slipped his cuffs and was able to jump in the driver's seat and drove away. >> now it's just going back to square one to find the suspect. hopefully he will still have the handcuffs on when we find him. >> reporter: two hours later police found the minivan parked in a neighborhood about a mile away. all of the equipment was still in the front seat. there were no firearms inside. now, as for how sanchez got these keys in the first place, san jose police say it is common practice for them to leave the keys in the ignition if th
Feb 7, 2013 5:00am PST
escaped by stealing a police van while handcuffed. authorities say the 32-year-old sanchez was initially arrested on drug-related warrants around 3:30 yesterday. they say sanchez was uncomfortable in cuffs because he weighs 275 pounds so the officers did him a favor and linked him to two sets of handcuffs. police say sanchez stretched his armed under him, slipped the legs through the cuffed arms took off in the van which had the keys in the ignition. they found the van a mile away two hours later and sanchez was not in it. he was on probation for drug charges but will now face new charges for stealing the van. >> san francisco muni officials are trying to determine why a warning alarm failed when a bolt was stuck in the cable trucks that sent seven to the hospital including the gripman, the conductor and passengers. we were at the seen at powell and washington state. the cable car came to a sudden stop when it hit 1.5 itch bolt from a cover. an alarm should have gone up to indicate something there. >> one of the boeing 787 dreamliner's is okayed for the fleet tote although they have been
Feb 6, 2013 11:30pm PST
van while he was in handcuffs. officers say anthony sanchez then dumped the unmarked van near almond, and expressway, and ran about a mile from where it was stolen. officers say they picked up sanchez on a probation violation about 3:30 this afternoon. but because he was a large man, officers linked two handcuffs together. officers say they were doing paperwork, when he slipped the cuffs in front of himself, went to the front seat and just drove off. weighing 250 to 275 pounds, he was last seen wearing black sweats and a sweatshirt. >>> a single metal bolt brought one of san francisco's cable cars to a halt today. the cable car struck at about 10:20 this morning. ten people were injured during the abrupt stop. seven of them were taken to the hospital. the major accidents team in muni are looking into how that bolt lodged into the track. >> stopped the car dead. we lost one person off the vehicle. a female fell off, hurt her legs. numerous injuries on the cable car. >> police say they do not believe the bolt was maliciously placed in the tracks. muni is trying to determine where it ca
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